Students practice identifying common spelling rules (generalizations) in words using this activity.
This clip was taken from the professional development course, Systematic Spelling Instruction Using Silver Moon Spelling Rules.
Watch this demonstration to learn how to play our Rule Match games. These games reinforce spelling rules that were taught using the Silver Moon Spelling Rules Program. This video will also show you how to use your Silver Moon Spelling Rule Cards for word sort activities.
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If your school district or private reading center is looking for a fun way to teach spelling rules, Silver Moon Spelling Rules Professional Development courses (online and/or in person) may be of interest to you!
This video demonstrates the "Touch & Say" reading strategy. This strategy enables students to sound words out so they don't have to guess at words while reading. Guessing can be a very difficult habit to break. Also demonstrated is the use of a reading guide to assist students with tracking.
It’s important to emphasize that there are two common ways to spell /k/ at the end of a word: CK and K. In order to know which to use, the speller must look at the letter right before the /k/ sound. Then, insert a CK if it’s a short vowel and K if it’s not.
Let’s chat about the challenge of matching the correct spelling for /ch/ when you have a bunch of ways to spell it. It really is a cinch if you ditch the guessing and snatch the rule from this catch-y vlog! Visit this link to follow along and to find free downloads to practice with your students!
Silver Moon Spelling Rules offers two witty and creative rules to help when spelling the /k/ sound at the beginning of words.
Silver Moon Spelling Rules offers a new twist on the FLOSS spelling rule! Kate & I discuss why I've given this rule a fresh name & face, how the rule works & share 3 activity pages we've produced for the Sam Loves Fried Zucchini rule!